Talkin' Cloud http://talkincloud.com/rss.xml en Nutanix Acquires PernixData, Calm.io to Boost Enterprise Cloud Platform http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/nutanix-acquires-pernixdata-calmio-boost-enterprise-cloud-p <div class="node-body article-body">Nutanix announced on Monday that it has acquired PernixData and Calm.io to boost its Enterprise Cloud Platform capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/nutanix-acquires-pernixdata-calmio-boost-enterprise-cloud-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/nutanix-acquires-pernixdata-calmio-boost-enterprise-cloud-p#comments Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:12:00 +0000 56681 at http://talkincloud.com VMware New Cloud Plan: Sell Stuff for Rival Clouds http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/vmware-new-cloud-plan-sell-stuff-rival-clouds <div class="node-body article-body">VMware is shifting its cloud strategy after little traction and executive departures.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/vmware-new-cloud-plan-sell-stuff-rival-clouds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/vmware-new-cloud-plan-sell-stuff-rival-clouds#comments Cloud Computing Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:30:00 +0000 56671 at http://talkincloud.com In Going Private, Rackspace Will Do Things Not Possible as Public Company, CTO Says http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/going-private-rackspace-will-do-things-not-possible-public- <div class="field-deck"> Rackspace CTO John Engates talks acquisition by Apollo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Apollo sees a huge opportunity in the investments Rackspace has already made in cloud services, and an even bigger opportunity in those that it could make by going private.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/going-private-rackspace-will-do-things-not-possible-public-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/going-private-rackspace-will-do-things-not-possible-public-#comments Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:37:00 +0000 56661 at http://talkincloud.com New Study Reveals a Major Security Gap for Organizations http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/new-study-reveals-major-security-gap-organizations <div class="node-body article-body">The results of BeyondTrust’s annual Privilege Benchmarking Study are in and reveal a growing disparity between those organizations that have effective privilege access management strategies in place and those that still have a long way to go.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/new-study-reveals-major-security-gap-organizations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/new-study-reveals-major-security-gap-organizations#comments Cloud Computing Research Cloud Computing Security Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:00:00 +0000 56651 at http://talkincloud.com Rackspace Reaches $4.3 Billion Deal to Go Private http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/rackspace-reaches-43-billion-deal-go-private <div class="node-body article-body">The Rackspace board voted unanimously to sell the company to Apollo Global Management for $4.3 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/rackspace-reaches-43-billion-deal-go-private" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/rackspace-reaches-43-billion-deal-go-private#comments Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:59:00 +0000 56641 at http://talkincloud.com The Top 7 Cloud Companies to Work For, and Why Their Employees Love Them http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/top-7-cloud-companies-work-and-why-their-employees-love-them <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Cloud investment firm Battery Ventures released a list with Glassdoor that ranks the top 50 private cloud companies to work for, based on employee satisfaction.</p></div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/top-7-cloud-companies-work-and-why-their-employees-love-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/top-7-cloud-companies-work-and-why-their-employees-love-them#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:40:00 +0000 56631 at http://talkincloud.com Open Source, Containers and the Cloud: News from ContainerCon and LinuxCon http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/open-source-containers-and-cloud-news-containercon-and-linuxcon <div class="node-body article-body">LinuxCon and ContainerCon announcements and sessions showcased how open source container platforms like Docker are advancing in the cloud.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/open-source-containers-and-cloud-news-containercon-and-linuxcon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/open-source-containers-and-cloud-news-containercon-and-linuxcon#comments Cloud Computing and Open Source Cloud Computing Events Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:31:00 +0000 56621 at http://talkincloud.com Special Report: The SaaS Effect http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/special-report-saas-effect <div class="field-deck"> A Penton Technology Channel Group spotlight on ISVs and the opportunities SaaS presents for partners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Penton Technology's channel editors take a deep dive into the world of SaaS.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/special-report-saas-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/special-report-saas-effect#comments SaaS (Software as a Service) Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:40:00 +0000 56611 at http://talkincloud.com On Its 25th Birthday, Tell Us About Your First Time with Linux http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/its-25th-birthday-tell-us-about-your-first-time-linux <div class="field-deck"> Our sister site The VAR Guy wants to know all about your first time with Linux </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Linux turned twenty-five years old this month. Do you remember where you were when Linus Torvalds first announced his open source operating system kernel to the world in August 1991?</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/its-25th-birthday-tell-us-about-your-first-time-linux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/its-25th-birthday-tell-us-about-your-first-time-linux#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:43:00 +0000 56601 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Linux is 25-years-old this month. Help us celebrate by sharing your stories!&nbsp;</p> 2016 Talkin' Cloud 100: Deadline Extended to Monday http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/2016-talkin-cloud-100-deadline-extended-monday <div class="field-deck"> Get your applications in by Monday, August 29 to be considered a top cloud services provider </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We're going to extend the deadline for the TC 100—but only until Monday.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/2016-talkin-cloud-100-deadline-extended-monday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/2016-talkin-cloud-100-deadline-extended-monday#comments Talkin’ Cloud Top 100 Cloud Services Providers Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:44:00 +0000 56591 at http://talkincloud.com 4 Cisco Stories You Need to Know Now http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/4-cisco-stories-you-need-know-now <div class="node-body article-body">After cutting 7 percent of its workforce, Cisco continues to make news. Here are some of the top headlines this week.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/4-cisco-stories-you-need-know-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/4-cisco-stories-you-need-know-now#comments Cloud Channel Partner Programs Cloud Computing Cloud Computing and Cloud Services Stocks Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:44:00 +0000 56571 at http://talkincloud.com ISV Atera Rides Wave of SaaS MSP Tools http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/isv-atera-rides-wave-saas-msp-tools <div class="node-body article-body">The story of Atera highlights important questions about disruption to MSPs from the proliferation of SaaS products.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/isv-atera-rides-wave-saas-msp-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/isv-atera-rides-wave-saas-msp-tools#comments Cloud Computing SaaS (Software as a Service) Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:55:00 +0000 56561 at http://talkincloud.com QTS to Provide Managed AWS Cloud Services http://talkincloud.com/iaas/qts-provide-managed-aws-cloud-services <div class="node-body article-body">QTS Realty Trust is planning to provide managed services for its data center customers who need help using Amazon’s cloud.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/iaas/qts-provide-managed-aws-cloud-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/iaas/qts-provide-managed-aws-cloud-services#comments Cloud Computing IaaS Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:39:00 +0000 56551 at http://talkincloud.com Are You a SaaS Expert? http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/are-you-saas-expert <div class="node-body article-body">How much do you know about the booming Software-as-a-Service industry? Take Penton Technology's quiz and see where you fall on the knowledge spectrum. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/are-you-saas-expert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/are-you-saas-expert#comments Cloud Computing SaaS (Software as a Service) Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:36:00 +0000 56541 at http://talkincloud.com Matchmaker, Matchmaker: Dina Moskowitz Wants to Help Partners Find that Special SaaS Someone http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/matchmaker-matchmaker-dina-moskowitz-wants-help-partners-find-special-saas-som <div class="field-deck"> The founder and CEO of SaaSMAX on why the software channel needs its own eHarmony </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just as VARs and service providers need to embrace the cloud to survive, the cloud and SaaS vendors need the channel in order to grow.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/matchmaker-matchmaker-dina-moskowitz-wants-help-partners-find-special-saas-som" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/matchmaker-matchmaker-dina-moskowitz-wants-help-partners-find-special-saas-som#comments Cloud Computing SaaS (Software as a Service) Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:21:00 +0000 56531 at http://talkincloud.com Fast SaaS: 7 SaaS Startups You Need to Know http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/fast-saas-7-saas-startups-you-need-know <div class="node-body gallery-body">Talkin' Cloud has rounded up 7 of the latest SaaS startups disrupting the way we work. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/fast-saas-7-saas-startups-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/fast-saas-7-saas-startups-you-need-know#comments Cloud Companies SaaS (Software as a Service) Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:40:00 +0000 56521 at http://talkincloud.com Microsoft Acquires AI-scheduling Service Genee to Integrate with Office 365 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/microsoft-acquires-ai-scheduling-service-genee-integrate-of <div class="node-body article-body">Genee is one of Microsoft’s quickest turnarounds from acquisition to integration.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/microsoft-acquires-ai-scheduling-service-genee-integrate-of" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/microsoft-acquires-ai-scheduling-service-genee-integrate-of#comments Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:02:00 +0000 56511 at http://talkincloud.com Do Salespeople Make the Worst Tech CEOs? http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/do-salespeople-make-worst-tech-ceos <div class="field-deck"> Most cloud companies hire IT geniuses or financial gurus as bosses but not always </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some tech companies appoint a salesperson to chief executive when business demands. Why do they do this? Does it work? </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/do-salespeople-make-worst-tech-ceos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/do-salespeople-make-worst-tech-ceos#comments Cloud Computing Management Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:18:00 +0000 56491 at http://talkincloud.com Ascending Tech Dominates S&P 500 Like No Time Since Dot-Com Bust http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-cloud-services-stocks/ascending-tech-dominates-sp-500-no-time-dot-com-bust <div class="node-body article-body">Computer and software stocks have increased to almost 21 percent of the S&P 500 Index’s value, near a 15-year high. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-cloud-services-stocks/ascending-tech-dominates-sp-500-no-time-dot-com-bust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-cloud-services-stocks/ascending-tech-dominates-sp-500-no-time-dot-com-bust#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing and Cloud Services Stocks Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:00:00 +0000 56481 at http://talkincloud.com QuickTake Q&A: Hillary Clinton’s Use of a Private E-Mail System http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/quicktake-qa-hillary-clinton-s-use-private-e-mail-system <div class="node-body article-body">Republicans continue to question what was in the roughly 32,000 messages that Clinton deemed personal and deleted before turning her e-mail over to the State Department.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/quicktake-qa-hillary-clinton-s-use-private-e-mail-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/quicktake-qa-hillary-clinton-s-use-private-e-mail-system#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Security Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:31:00 +0000 56471 at http://talkincloud.com Dropbox Names Ajay Vashee CFO http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/dropbox-names-ajay-vashee-cfo <div class="node-body article-body">Cloud storage company Dropbox announced on Friday that it has named Ajay Vashee CFO, effective September 1.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/dropbox-names-ajay-vashee-cfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/dropbox-names-ajay-vashee-cfo#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Services Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:30:00 +0000 56461 at http://talkincloud.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Ajay&nbsp;</span>Vashee, Dropbox<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;CFO</span></p> Unisys Wins Massive USDA Cloud Contract http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/unisys-wins-massive-usda-cloud-contract <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a cloud computing contract worth upwards of $232 million to Unisys Corporation.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/unisys-wins-massive-usda-cloud-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/unisys-wins-massive-usda-cloud-contract#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:26:00 +0000 56451 at http://talkincloud.com Don’t Let Brexit Choke Internet Traffic With EU, Operators Urge http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/don-t-let-brexit-choke-internet-traffic-eu-operators-urge <div class="node-body article-body">Telecommunications and technology companies are urging the U.K. government to negotiate a Brexit deal that keeps Internet borders open.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/don-t-let-brexit-choke-internet-traffic-eu-operators-urge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/don-t-let-brexit-choke-internet-traffic-eu-operators-urge#comments Cloud Computing Public Cloud Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:07:00 +0000 56441 at http://talkincloud.com IT Sees Business Value in Emerging Technologies Like IoT, Virtual Reality: Deloitte http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/it-sees-business-value-emerging-technologies-iot-virtual-reality-deloitte <div class="field-deck"> IoT, virtual reality among tech IT department leaders are looking at for future investment </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More mid-sized companies are embracing the ingenuity of virtual and augmented reality and IoT.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/it-sees-business-value-emerging-technologies-iot-virtual-reality-deloitte" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/it-sees-business-value-emerging-technologies-iot-virtual-reality-deloitte#comments Cloud Computing Research Cloud Computing Security Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:32:00 +0000 56431 at http://talkincloud.com London Police Arrest Sage Employee on Fraud Charges http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/london-police-arrest-sage-employee-fraud-charges <div class="node-body article-body">An employee at accounting software company Sage has been arrested in London in connection with an alleged fraud against the company.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/london-police-arrest-sage-employee-fraud-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/london-police-arrest-sage-employee-fraud-charges#comments Cloud Companies SaaS (Software as a Service) Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:36:00 +0000 56421 at http://talkincloud.com 2016 Talkin' Cloud 100: One Week Left to Submit Your Application http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/2016-talkin-cloud-100-one-week-left-submit-your-applic <div class="field-deck"> Want to be considered a top Cloud Service Provider (CSP)? Nominate your company before it's too late! </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The countdown is on – there is only one week left to submit your application to be considered one of Talkin’ Cloud’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs)! </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/2016-talkin-cloud-100-one-week-left-submit-your-applic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/2016-talkin-cloud-100-one-week-left-submit-your-applic#comments Talkin' Cloud Top 100 Cloud Services Providers Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:32:00 +0000 56411 at http://talkincloud.com The Feds Want to Give You Money to Learn to Code. Here's Why That's a Problem http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-certifications/feds-want-give-you-money-learn-code-heres-why-thats-problem <div class="node-body article-body">Helping low-income students enroll in normally expensive coding academies is a major part of the experiment, considering the pay that coders typically receive after graduation.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-certifications/feds-want-give-you-money-learn-code-heres-why-thats-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-certifications/feds-want-give-you-money-learn-code-heres-why-thats-problem#comments Cloud Computing Certifications Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:25:00 +0000 56401 at http://talkincloud.com Cisco Cuts Workforce by 7% to Speed Transition to Software http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/cisco-cuts-workforce-7-speed-transition-software <div class="field-byline"> Ian King | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The company will eliminate 5,500 positions from its workforce of more than 73,700, Cisco said Wednesday in a statement.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/cisco-cuts-workforce-7-speed-transition-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/cisco-cuts-workforce-7-speed-transition-software#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Management Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:30:00 +0000 56381 at http://talkincloud.com ZebraHost Partners with Carbonite to Enhance Disaster Recovery Portfolio http://talkincloud.com/blog/zebrahost-partners-carbonite-enhance-disaster-recovery-portfolio <div class="node-body blog-body">ZebraHost is a global application-hosting firm that truly goes the extra mile when it comes to understanding each customer’s unique business and technological requirements. The company takes a great deal of time to learn everything it can about customers’ industries, business objectives and plans for the future. That’s precisely how ZebraHost and its disaster recovery arm, ZebraDR, have earned a stellar reputation for providing excellent, custom-fit products and services.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/zebrahost-partners-carbonite-enhance-disaster-recovery-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/zebrahost-partners-carbonite-enhance-disaster-recovery-portfolio#comments Guest Bloggers backup Carbonite partner Talkin Cloud Blog Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:25:00 +0000 56371 at http://talkincloud.com Intel Building Next-Gen Xeon Phi for Artificial Intelligence http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/intel-building-next-gen-xeon-phi-artificial-intelligence <div class="node-body article-body">Intel is designing the next-generation chip in its line of supercomputer processors to power artificial intelligence.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/intel-building-next-gen-xeon-phi-artificial-intelligence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/intel-building-next-gen-xeon-phi-artificial-intelligence#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:51:00 +0000 56361 at http://talkincloud.com